Senior Software Engineer (RoR) Proofpoint
We are looking for a talented, self-driven individual to help take the take the dashboard for our breakthrough Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) product to the next level. If you are passionate about building applications that give the best user experience (providing real value to them as well), and if you excel in a start-up environment where your contributions will make an immediate difference--then this is the place for you. A person interested in this job should be technically smart, communicate well in a team, and have the desire to learn new things. And, above all, you should want to have lots of fun too!
Understand business requirements and identify solutions
Participate in technical discussions
Deliver high-quality production software on schedule
Full life-cycle development from inception, development, testing to deployment
Integration with other components
Interface with product management and QA
Produce excellent, thorough design and development documentation
Be part of a small and lean team with a strong focus on delivering results
Maintain a strong customer focus
Previous experience building large-scale, distributed, mission-critical applications
18+ months experience in Ruby on Rails
A track record of delivered professional Rails applications
Experience with any or all of the following is highly desirable: Java, big data applications, databases (SQL and/or NoSQL), service-oriented architectures, REST, MIME, JSON, web and email security.
Scrum/Agile development methodology a plus
Quick learner and excellent team player
Desire to learn new things
Not shy to pitch/discuss ideas to peers
BSCS or equivalent
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Proofpoint, Inc. helps the largest and most successful companies in the world protect and govern their most sensitive data. Founded in 2002 by the former CTO of Netscape and headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Proofpoint was funded by top Silicon Valley investors, including Benchmark Capital and Mohr Davidow Ventures before going public in 2012.
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